B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38895

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38895


  • RCL: N7-V

MACR: 11581


History of
B-17 43-38895

Delivered Lincoln 5/10/44; Grenier 15/10/44; Assigned 603BS/398BG [N7-V] Nuthampstead 23/11/44; (15m) Missing in Action Kassel 1/1/45 with Howard Pinner, Co-pilot: Leon Tebbs, Bombardier: Bill Jordan, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Niilo Isaacson, Radio Operator: Jim Schofield, Ball turret gunner: Elbert Huey (6 Returned to Duty); Navigator: Warren King, Waist gunner: John Furrow,Tail gunner: Glen Kline (3 Killed in Action); mech fault in #2 which exploded, aircraft turned back for base but ditched North Sea where Air Sea Rescue launches picked up survivors; Missing Air Crew Report 11581.

Last updated: 10. July 2017


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